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Edgar Allan Poe: An Afternoon at the Wissahickon

by Melissa Juliet Sagendorph Even during a bleak, snowy December afternoon, it’s hard to imagine the Wissahickon Valley Park serving […]

That Black, Dragon-Haunted Pass: The Mystery of Lermontov’s Caucasus

Hemingway’s Cuba: The Old Man and the Sea

George Sand: Her Majorcan Winter of Discontent

Beatrix Potter, More Than Just Bunnies: The Legacy of Beatrix Potter

Latest Tours

Central Italy Tour – The Name of The Rose

Join us for this special trip to a classic destination, Classical Pursuits–style. On this journey to central Italy, we’re reprising […]

Magic Mountains: Literature, Culture and Coffee in Colombia

English Poets of WWI

A Celebration of Harry Potter

Freedom Trail® After Dark

From the Blog

My Personal Legend – Francis McGovern

My Personal Legend – Francis McGovern

Up next in the My Personal Legend series comes from Literary Traveler Founder, Francis McGovern. Francis talks about his need to inspire others throug[...]
Jessica A Beck: My Personal Legend

Jessica A Beck: My Personal Legend

Up next in the My Personal Legend series is Jessica A. Beck from New Hampshire via Boston. Jessica speaks eloquently about her experience as a very yo[...]

Latest Book Reviews

It’s What She Does: Sharing Lynsey Addario’s World

By Katie Steinharter Lynsey Addario’s book, “It’s What I Do,” is one of those books that stays with you, that […]

The Minefield Girl by Sofia Ek

by Francis McGovern I just finished the memoir, The Minefield Girl by Sofia Ek. It’s a short but compelling read […]

Travel

Daydreaming in Kyle Canyon, Mt. Charleston

by Philip Lewis My day started coming to life when I took a step outside that June day, walking barefoot […]

A Rare Vintage: A Taste of Long Island Wine Country

By Jessica Monk When I put my nose into the glass and inhaled an aroma that exactly matched what I […]

Gear

The Snap Basket Luxe: Great New Tote for Books!

We found about this great new Tote bag, from CleverMade. The Snapbasket LUXE collection  combines style while being sustainable and […]

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Literary Traveler in Your Life

By Melissa Sagendorph,  We hope that you all have an amazing holiday season. Oh but you would like a gift […]

Hotels

The Mysteries of the Chalfonte Hotel

by Brett Busang For lovers of gingerbread, the Chalfonte Hotel is Shangri-La and Sunset Boulevard.  It is a Studebaker that’s […]

The Beat Hotel: American Writers in Paris, 1957-1963

By Matthew Nilsson Standing on the shores of Paris’ Left Bank, tucked away on Rue Gît-le-Cœur, I check my map, […]